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Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Scraps $10 Million Guarantee for 2015
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Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Scraps $10 Million Guarantee for 2015

April 24th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) is scaling back its guarantees for 2015. That probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise: after the SHRPO Main Event easily surpassed a $10 million guarantee in 2013, it failed to come...
Michelle Chin Becomes First Woman to Win WSOP Circuit Main Event
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Michelle Chin Becomes First Woman to Win WSOP Circuit Main Event

April 22nd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Michelle Chin won the 2015 Horseshoe Council Bluffs $1,675 Main Event on Monday, becoming the first woman to win a World Series of Poker Circuit main event in the process. That ended a streak of 156 WSOP Circuit main events...
Nanjing Millions Shutdown is Now Criminal Investigation
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Nanjing Millions Shutdown is Now Criminal Investigation

April 22nd, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The shutdown of the Nanjing Millions poker tournament has become national news in China, and appears to be headed towards a criminal investigation after reports in Chinese media that hosting the tournament was a “criminal...
Former WSOP Champ Jonathan Duhamel and PokerStars Break Up After Long Bromance
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Former WSOP Champ Jonathan Duhamel and PokerStars Break Up After Long Bromance

April 21st, 2015 | by Jason Reynolds
The World Series of Poker Main Event 2010 champion, Jonathan Duhamel, has parted ways with his longtime sponsor, PokerStars. The reason for the split is as yet unknown. The lone statement given to PokerNews by PokerStars’...
China’s APPT Nanjing Millions Ends as Police Raid PokerStars Land-Based Tournament Site
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China’s APPT Nanjing Millions Ends as Police Raid PokerStars Land-Based Tournament Site

April 17th, 2015 | by Kaycee James
The PokerStars-sponsored APPT Nanjing Millions event has been summarily shut down by Chinese police on Friday, four days into the main event. Reports on the ground are thin, due to Chinese restrictions on live media and blogging...
$500,000 Super High Roller Bowl to Attract 50 Pros
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$500,000 Super High Roller Bowl to Attract 50 Pros

April 12th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The tournament world might be moving towards decreased buy-ins and increased guarantees, but a new poker TV network is planning to buck that trend with an event costing $500,000 to enter. Announced earlier this week, the...
WPT500 Set For Summer Vegas Return at ARIA
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WPT500 Set For Summer Vegas Return at ARIA

April 11th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
The WPT500 tournament is set for a return to Las Vegas this summer. The popular reasonably-priced World Poker Tour stop will hit the ARIA resort over the July 4 weekend while thousands of poker players are busying themselves with...
Alex Dreyfus Reveals Details for Global Poker League
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Alex Dreyfus Reveals Details for Global Poker League

April 9th, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
Global Poker Index (GPI) CEO Alex Dreyfus has made no secret of his plans to “sportify” the game of poker. That effort truly started with the Global Poker Masters, the team “World Cup of Poker” that saw Team Italy defeat...
Poker Community Mourns Dave “Devilfish” Ulliott, Dead at 61
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Poker Community Mourns Dave “Devilfish” Ulliott, Dead at 61

April 7th, 2015 | by Brian Corlisse
Dave “Devilfish” Ulliott, the exuberant British poker pro who was as big a celebrity in the US as he was in his native UK, has died at the age of 61. The poker legend died in his home town of Hull, in the north of...
Guinness Flows as Irish Poker Open Gets Underway in Dublin
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Guinness Flows as Irish Poker Open Gets Underway in Dublin

April 3rd, 2015 | by Greg Shaun
The Irish Poker Open, Europe’s longest-running live poker event, gets underway today inside Dublin’s Double Tree by Hilton Hotel. The  series is backed by Paddy Power and set to welcome a slew of travelling pros,...